How To Buy A Car Battery at Costco

How To Buy A Car Battery at Costco

Costco offers high-quality car batteries at great prices, but does not offer installation services. This guide covers how to purchase and install a new battery from Costco.

Determine the Right Battery

  • Check manual or under hood for battery type, group size, CCA rating.
  • Bring current battery to Costco for replacement lookup.

Research Costco Selection

  • Costco sells Interstate brand batteries exclusively.
  • Review online selection or visit warehouse.
  • Compare specs and pricing to find best match.
  • Call ahead to verify availability.

Purchase Your Battery

  • Take car into Costco Tire Center if driveable.
  • Provide make/model, they’ll retrieve correct battery.
  • $15 core charge refunded when old battery returned.
  • Purchase battery and keep receipt.

Install the Battery

  • Costco does not install batteries. DIY or visit mechanic.
  • Review install instructions for your vehicle.
  • Safely remove old and install new battery.
  • Reconnect cables and dispose of old battery at Costco for refund.

DIY battery replacement from Costco can save money. With preparation, it’s a great affordable option.

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Steve is a former licensed car dealer located in the State of Florida.  He has many years of experience buying, selling, and working on cars mechanically and started Autohitch to help buyers and Sellers navigate the complex lands of Car Buying.